My wife hosted a dinner party for all our friends, some of whom we hadn’t seen for ages.
Everyone was encouraged to bring their children.
All through the meal my wife’s best friend’s four-year-old daughter stared at me as I sat opposite her. The girl could hardly eat her food, and just kept staring.
I checked my shirt for spots, felt my face for food and patted my hair in place but nothing stopped her from staring at me. I tried my best to ignore her, but finally it was too much for me.
I asked her, “Why are you staring at me?”
Everyone at the table had noticed her behaviour and the table went quiet for her response.
The little girl said “I’m just waiting to see how you drink like a fish….”